Holding the ball that long is never an easy task, and no two long builds are the same. But they all have similarities, and identifying them can spark a deeper understanding of the game we all love.
"There’s a chance that we’ll see David [soon], perhaps not in the game tomorrow. He’s not definitely out, but we’ll see," said Arena. "He’s making progress though."
"Soccer was originally an expression of national identity in hotbeds like the United Kingdom or Brazil," he said. "So that seed has been imported and sown here in the United States."
"Young Americans are now developing emotional connections to teams like Real Madrid, F.C. Barcelona, and Manchester United through our game,"
The atmosphere in the games is amazing, the singing, the celebrations. Basically, if you experience it "live" once, we’d convert you.
"For him it’s about getting minutes and utilizing this as an opportunity to advance He played fine, he played well," said Onalfo. "You can tell that he has a lot of quality and that he’s a very quality wide player. He’s a good and very clever wide player."
Although he is not listed on the club's injury report, Donovan confirmed to reporters following Thursday's training session that it was a mild strain, but the Galaxy captain is hopeful that he'll be able to play a role on Thursday.
the way to put together a schedule in this league is home and away. Period, end of discussion, Period, end of discussion. And if they need somebody to help them figure it out, the coaches would be happy to sit down with the people in the front office in MLS and show them how to do it. We’d be glad to do that; actually we’d prefer to do that honestly.
"Lighting the torch in the stadium is something that should be done by an Olympian, an Olympian that has done incredible things for our country and has won gold medals," Beckham said Thursday at Galaxy.
"As a Londoner, I will have been really proud to have played a small part in bringing the Olympics to my home town as part of Seb’s team, and I can’t wait for the games to begin and enjoy every moment along with the rest of Great Britain," Beckham said.